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MEJDI Day Tours

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Jerusalem, Israel
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About MEJDI Day Tours
MEJDI Tours offers its signature "Dual Narrative Tour" every Monday in Jerusalem, departing from the Jaffa Gate. Two tour guides - one Jewish Israeli and one Palestinian - deliver this experience in tandem. The tour covers both key sites including the Temple Mount/Noble Sanctuary, Holy Sepulcher Church, and Western Wall/Al Buraq, but also touch on issues of culture, politics and daily life.
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Jerusalem: Dual Narrative Tour
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$49.00 per adult
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Join a unique, inter-faith tour led by one Jewish and one Palestinian guide as you explore Jerusalem’s Old City. Highlights include stops at major religious and historical attractions, including Al Aqsa Mosque, the Western Wall, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Go behind the sights to learn in-depth context about recent tensions as you ponder the fate of the city.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Medji’s Dual Narrative Tour of Jerusalem. Unlike any tour of Jerusalem I’m aware of, it provided us with a unique opportunity to experience Jerusalem through the eyes of two very knowledgeable guides, “Noor” (Palestinian from Bethlehem) and “Moshe” (Israeli who grew up...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was codirected by an Israeli and a Palestinian Arab. It was full of history as well as sights and helped us understand the conflict from both points of view. One came away with a deeper understanding of both sides and a much more...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Michael K
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

My father and I did the old city Jerusalem dual narrative tour, which was lovely, but where MEJDI really excelled was in private dual and single narrative tours. I can't recommend them highly enough for that! They were so thoughtful about each day and place...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank Stagefrog2
Reviewed April 28, 2019

If you are interested in deepening your knowledge about contemporary Palestinian-Israeli relationships and want to spend a wonderful time in the Old City then this tour is for you! The tour is guided by two professional and engaging guides: Palestinian and Israeli. They will show...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Alisa Z
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Great tour. Nur has so much knowledge! This tour is perfect to learn about all point of views. Thank you

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Brisel P
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my four hours with Yousef and Asaf. The tour is great value for what you get in terms of perspective, conversation, and access. Even if you only care about seeing the sites, the tour takes you to places with great photo ops,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Kevin L
Reviewed March 24, 2019

We enjoyed the dual narrative tour and found it very helpful to understand two plus perspectives. Jerusalem has a many layered history, important to different cultures / religions for different reasons. The tour guides did an excellent job.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Ellen G
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

I loved the Dual Narrative Tour. The concept of seeing the conflict through the eyes of both Israeli and Palestinian is great and I learned a bunch while seeing the different places in the Old City and their importance. This is something for you, if...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank l_bluejay
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

This was so much more than your normal old city tour! Next to seeing all the main cites you get an introduction into the political tensions with guides happy to answer in-depth questions. I would have only wished the tour to be longer as I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank D3403RMteresab
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Very interesting, informative. A tour to think about the history, present age and future of Jerusalem. After this tour you see Jerusalem with different eyes,

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephan W
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jlau1224
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Response from MEJDIDayTours | Property representative |
Hi Jon, Thanks for your interest in our Dual Narrative Tour. At this time our tour is offered only once a week on Mondays. We hope to grow the experience so that it will be available multiple times per week. For now, we can... More
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